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The Resource On the Blue Comet, Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

On the Blue Comet, Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

Label
On the Blue Comet
Title
On the Blue Comet
Statement of responsibility
Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the Depression hits in Cairo, Illinois, and Oscar Ogilvie's father must sell their home and vast model train set-up to look for work in California, eleven-year-old Oscar is left with his dour aunt, where he befriends a mysterious drifter, witnesses a stunning bank robbery, and is suddenly catapulted onto a train that takes him to a different time and place
Summary
When the Depression hits in Cairo, Illinois, and Oscar Ogilvie's father must sell their home and vast model train set-up to look for work in California, eleven-year-old Oscar is left with his dour aunt, where he befriends a mysterious drifter, witnesses a stunning bank robbery, and is suddenly catapulted onto a train that takes him to a different time and place
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
368821
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wells, Rosemary
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ibatoulline, Bagram
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single-parent families
  • Space and time
  • Depressions
  • Railway trains
  • California
  • Illinois
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
On the Blue Comet, Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000045281244
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
329 p.
Isbn
9780763637224
Other physical details
ill.
Label
On the Blue Comet, Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Publication
Control code
000045281244
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
329 p.
Isbn
9780763637224
Other physical details
ill.

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